Earth Minute: Anne Petermann on “Guardian of the Forests” Movement in Mexico

In this week’s edition of Earth Minute on the Sojourner Truth Radio Show, GJEP Executive Director Anne Petermann discussed Ildefonso Zamora, a leader of the “guardian of the forests” movement in Mexico.   Organizations are demanding the immediate… Read More

LISTEN: Indonesia’s primeval and biodiversity-rich forests continue to face a devastating triple threat

Last week, Global Justice Ecology Project Executive Director Anne Petermann spoke about the illegal logging, wildfires and peatland forest destruction behind climate change in Indonesia on her weekly Earth Minute segment on KPFK radio’s Sojourner Truth show. TRANSCRIPT: Indonesia’s primeval… Read More

Earth Minute: Anne Petermann on ArborGen’s $53.M legal fine

The regular “Earth Minute” segment returns to KPFK radio’s Sojourner Truth show, with Global Justice Ecology Project’s Anne Petermann reporting on the latest developments in the environmental justice movement and highlighting the proliferation of false climate solutions. This week,… Read More

Earth Watch: GJEP’s Anne Petermann on #COP21

Global Justice Ecology Project’s Anne Petermann was a recent guest on the Sojourner Truth Radio Show hosted by Margaret Prescod on KPFK radio out of Los Angeles. Petermann discussed the COP21 climate conferences in Paris and the false climate… Read More

Paths Beyond Paris: Movements, Action and Solidarity Towards Climate Justice

After over 20 years of international climate change negotiations, talks continue to move further away from identifying the root causes of the climate crisis. These short, sharp articles highlight years of struggle, passion and commitment towards environmental, social… Read More

Local Buffalo Organization Active in Paris Climate Organizing

Buffalo, NY (2 December 2015) – Buffalo based Global Justice Ecology Project (GJEP) is involved with the UN Climate talks in Paris through several different initiatives. GJEP’s Buffalo-based media team is working with counterparts on the ground in… Read More

Could Britain Open The Doors to GE Trees in Europe?

TheGuardian.com recently published, “With 90% of the UK’s ash trees about to be wiped out, could GM be the answer?” featuring quotes from GJEP director Anne Petermann on the “unpredictable effects” genetically engineered trees could have on forest ecosystems if… Read More

Activists Arrested at Genetic Engineering World Headquarters of ArborGen

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Attempt made to inform ArborGen of quarter of a million petition signers rejecting GE Trees Ridgeville, SC (28 September 2015) — A plan by activists to inform Andrew Baum, President and CEO of ArborGen that over 250,000 people… Read More

GE Trees researchers look to solve corporate problems, not climate problems

GE Tree researchers claim that their work is being “strangled” by red tape due to the efforts of environmental campaigners, according to an article by Matt McGrath published by the BBC. The quoted researchers argue “there is too much concern… Read More

Triumph and Tragedy Photo Exhibit at the ¡Buen Vivir! Gallery Aug 7 – Sept 18, 2015

The Triumph and Tragedy exhibit of photographs were taken by GJEP Executive Director Anne Petermann.  The exhibit documents movements, activists, indigenous peoples and organizations around the world working to stop social and ecological devastation and rebuild a just… Read More